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, on the next battle to come, whether to raise the next debt ceiling. >> we can't agree on the reforms, without lowering the avalanche of spending that is creating this debt in the first place. >> reporter: and there is another sign that old pattern of brinkmanship is back. john boehner told republicans behind closed doors he will insist on spending cuts. the president said he will not discuss it, but it is a sign that the battle lines are being drawn for this new congress, wolf? new the >> there is an area, jim you have been looking into, where there could be bipartisan and comprehensive immigration. a lot of them think they have to reach out to the hispanic community and show a little flexibility on this issue. >> reporter: that is right, we have seen communication from both the members of the house and senate that they need to get with the program you might say, when it comes to immigration reform. they just have to look at what happened in the last election, in terms of how hispanics voted overwhelmingly for president obama. but wolf, if we're getting back to that pattern of brinkmanship, e
in the debt ceiling, i believe there is going to have to be a commitment by the administration as well as congress to production before we can have agreement to raise the debt ceiling. host: i could be the entire piece by eugene robinson, but i will share the first sentence. guest: it's clearly critical. i understand that solutions by nature are imperfect. but the reality is we have got to do these things that we are talking about. we need to do it in a thoughtful, open, transparent way, not. at the last not i think that is what he's referring to. when you do it up against these deadlines, a way to do business. we talked about it earlier. i hope that running into the deadline on the fiscal cliff is something that congress will take into account as we work on the debt ceiling agreement and that we can get it done before the deadline. remember, you have talked about how president obama, speaker boehner will approach these things, we've got to have people talking to each other and we've got to get to solutions before the 11th hour to avoid that. that is absolutely what we can do. host: we
with regard to getting your ideas in place? and i agree with doug. we should not be playing with the debt ceiling, but that is, in fact, what the republicans are planning. and i think it's just irresponsible. >> right. >> i never agree with newt gingrich on anything, but i'm going to agree with him tonight on this. >> i just don't understand what leverage is going to be enough, right? a deadline, a fiscal cliff, a super committee. i mean nothing. these guys don't seem to care what deadline you put in front of them or what leverage. they still won't do it. >> well, i mean for the record it shouldn't require leverage. they should, in fact, do this because it's a problem for our nation. you know, with all due respect to bob, the president's proposals are to cut $365 billion out of entitlements over ten years, and we're borrowing $100 billion a month. they aren't in the ballpark of what we need. you know, we've seen the house pass their ideas. it's happened. the senate doesn't have to like them, but they should take them up and provide some alternatives. that's never happened. so we do have t
enhancing drugs and republicans and democrats are they open to compromise when it comes to the debt ceiling? the next cliff we are approaching, we will give you a primer on that battle, next, you are watching msnbc, your place for politics even on a saturday afternoon. c'mon dad! i'm here to unleash my inner cowboy... instead i got heartburn. [ horse neighs ] hold up partner. prilosec isn't for fast relief. try alka-seltzer. kills heartburn fast. yeehaw! the blissful pause just before that rich sweetness touches your lips. the delightful discovery, the mid-sweetening realization that you have the house all to yourself. well, almost. the sweet reward, making a delicious choice that's also a smart choice. splenda no-calorie sweetener. with the original sugar-like taste you love and trust. splenda makes the moment yours. wears off. [ female announcer ] stop searching and start repairing. eucerin professional repair moisturizes while actually repairing very dry skin. the end of trial and error has arrived. try a free sample at eucerinus.com. we believe the more you know, the better you trade. s
by the federal government? some have mentioned concerns about a fight on the debt ceiling and some mention government in other areas. specifically do you look at what happens in washington as an indicator of whether the economy will be good or not? caller: that is big thing for me now because the final word on legalization of any take place of marijuana we are going to start growing it and it keeps going until 2014 and there are not many people that grow legalization ofhemp. kind of an old guy and i had temporary disability and 50-some years old and i waited long enough in a trade that i did know became a commodity out here. so, for me like the wages went way up and everything got good. but the federal government is without doubt broke, and we need that fixed. but we have to stop the war on drugs. there are jobs out there for a green economy and it is not just growing marijuana. there is other work. we have to grow hemp so we can use ethanol. host: we will leave it there. there is a press release from the office of house ways and means here is what he has to say as part the release. as the
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